Offered as a major (B.A.) and a minor

Direct. Publish. Advertise.

A communication major permits you to individualize your degree, either in order to explore subjects of personal interest or to prepare for a unique career objective.

Whichever your concentration, you will acquire the tools to frame effective messages in a wide variety of media and platforms.

The Curriculum

We offer a broad array of mass communication courses, but also build your proficiency in writing, speaking, and media production. In addition to regular course work, at least one cooperative education experience or senior project is required of each communication graduate. You can choose to add a variety of media projects, internships, part-time employment, or field experience to your resume.

The Professors

Your Future

Because of our internship programs, contacts in the professional world and the excellent support of the Career Services Center, the placement rate for Cal Lutheran communication majors is quite impressive. Recent graduates have taken rewarding jobs in public relations, human resources, media market research, education, publishing, radio, television, or have entered graduate school.


  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • ESPN Radio
  • Fox Sports
  • NBC Universal
  • Sony Pictures
  • Time Magazine
  • Warner Brothers
  • ABC Television

Career Paths

  • Account Executive
  • Marketing/Sales Coordinator
  • TV Development Assistant
  • Sales Consultant
  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Radio DJ
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Market Researcher
of Cal Lutheran students are either enrolled in graduate programs or are employed within nine months of graduation.

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